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Session Information

WRK W002 - Translating Evidence into Practice: Primary Cutaneous Melanoma Guidelines

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission.


Date: Thursday, August 16

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 210

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Arthur Joel Sober, MD, FAAD


  • Joi B. Carter, MD, FAAD
  • Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD
  • Antoinette Foote Hood, MD, FAAD
  • Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Discuss the recent changes in the AJCC melanoma staging system and their application to clinical practice.
  • Apply the current evaluation and treatment guidelines for early stage melanoma to current practice.

This session will provide an overview of current recommendations for evaluation and therapy of early stage (0-II) melanoma with specific attention to the recent AAD guidelines and melanoma updated staging from the AJCC, 7th edition.


Thursday, August 16
10:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. Sober
10:10 AMPathology/Staging / Dr. Hood
10:30 AMWork up/Follow-up / Dr. Carter
10:50 AMBiopsy Techniques and primary surgery / Dr. Sober
11:10 AMSLNB / Dr. Garibyan
11:30 AMAlternative therapies / Dr. Tsao
11:50 AMPanel Discussion / All faculty